Crispy Pastry Shell
|All purpose flour||1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)|
|Butter||2 Tablespoon, softened|
|Shortening||2 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Cold water||4 Tablespoon|
Combine flour and salt; cut in butter and shortening with a pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Sprinkle cold water, 1 tablespoon at a time, evenly over surface; stir with a fork until all the dry ingredients are moistened.
Shape into a ball.
Roll dough to 1/8 -inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
Line a 10-inch quiche dish with pastry; trim excess pastry around edges.
Prick bottom and sides of pastry with a fork.
Bake at 400Â° for 3 minutes; remove from oven, and gently prick with a fork.
Bake 5 more minutes.
Calories 123 Calories from Fat 56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6 g9.8%
Saturated Fat 2.5 g12.5%
Trans Fat 0.5 g
Cholesterol 6.5 mg2.2%
Sodium 98 mg4.1%
Total Carbohydrates 14 g4.8%
Dietary Fiber 0.51 g2%
Sugars 0.1 g
Protein 2 g3.9%
Vitamin A 1.5% Vitamin C
Calcium 0.4% Iron 4.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet